Brown Bag Series

Bring your lunch and learn! These seasonally recurring events bring highly-qualified speakers to the library to share about varied topics of cultural, historical, or scientific interest. These free programs are presented by the University of Nebraska at Kearney's History Department and the Nebraska State Historical Society at the Kearney Public Library.

Brown Bag Lunch Option 1

Weddings in Buffalo County, Nebraska (1894-1950)

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m.
  • Niobrara Room at Kearney Public Library
  • Presented by Dr. Elaine Batenhorst and Ms. Meredith Underwood

Weddings provide a legacy of style, material culture, and a sense of proper society. This "Brown Bag" presentation will take a look at Buffalo County society over the first half of the 20th Century.

November 8, 2017

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m.
  • Niobrara Room at Kearney Public Library
  • Presented by John Bauer

February 14, 2018

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m.
  • South Platte Room at Kearney Public Library
  • Presented by David Vail

April 11, 2018

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m.
  • South Platte Room at Kearney Public Library
  • Presented by TBA